### All Calculus 1 Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #351 : Equations

Find if

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

For this problem, note that:

Product Rule

To solve this problem, differentiate the expression one variable at a time, treating other variables as constants:

If we're looking for for the function then we'll begin by differentiating with respect to first:

Next, differentiate with respect to :

Now finally we'll differentiate with respect to ; remember to use the product rule:

### Example Question #101 : How To Find Solutions To Differential Equations

Find for the function

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

For this problem, note that:

Product Rule:

To solve this problem, differentiate the expression one variable at a time, treating other variables as constants:

To find for the function , begin by differentiating with respect to :

Next, differentiate with respect to :

Finally, differentiate with respect to once more, remembering to utilize the product rule:

### Example Question #353 : Equations

Find for the equation

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

For this problem, note that:

Take the derivative of each term in the equation twice: with respect to and then with respect to . When taking the derivative with respect to one variable, treat the other variable as a constant.

For the function

The derivative is then

Now bring and terms to opposite sides of the equation:

Finally, rearrange terms to find :

### Example Question #352 : Equations

Find the derivative of the following function.

**Possible Answers:**

None of these

**Correct answer:**

To solve this derivative, we must realize that there are two parts to the function and we must use the product rule. The rule states that .

We must asle recognize that the derivative of is and the derivative of is . By these rules, the derivative is

### Example Question #102 : How To Find Solutions To Differential Equations

Find the derivative of the function.

**Possible Answers:**

None of these

**Correct answer:**

This function is just a function inside of a function. This means we have to use the chain rule. The chain rule states that the derivative of .

The derivative of is and the derivative of is . This makes the derivative

This makes sense because .

### Example Question #103 : How To Find Solutions To Differential Equations

Find the derivative of the function.

**Possible Answers:**

None of these

**Correct answer:**

To find the derivative of this function, we must use the division rule. This rule states that the derivative of is . The derivative of is and the derivative of is .

Thus the derivative is

### Example Question #104 : How To Find Solutions To Differential Equations

Find the derivative of the function.

**Possible Answers:**

None of these

**Correct answer:**

To find the derivative of this function we need to use the chain rule and multiplication rule. The chain rule states that the derivative of is . The multiplication rule states that the derivative of is. The derivative of is . The derivative of sin is cos and the derivative of cos is -sin. So lets say

then and

then

So the answer is

### Example Question #362 : Equations

What is the slope of the function at the point ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To consider finding the slope, let's discuss the topic of the gradient.

For a function , the gradient is the sum of the derivatives with respect to each variable, multiplied by a directional vector:

It is essentially the slope of a multi-dimensional function at any given point

Knowledge of the following derivative rule will be necessary:

Trigonometric derivative:

Note that u may represent large functions, and not just individual variables!

The approach to take with this problem is to simply take the derivatives one at a time. When deriving for one particular variable, treat the other variables as constant.

Take the partial derivatives of at the point

x:

y:

The slope is

### Example Question #363 : Equations

Find the slope of the function at the point .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To consider finding the slope, let's discuss the topic of the gradient.

For a function , the gradient is the sum of the derivatives with respect to each variable, multiplied by a directional vector:

It is essentially the slope of a multi-dimensional function at any given point

Knowledge of the following derivative rule will be necessary:

Derivative of an exponential:

Note that u may represent large functions, and not just individual variables!

The approach to take with this problem is to simply take the derivatives one at a time. When deriving for one particular variable, treat the other variables as constant.

Take the partial derivatives of at the point

x:

y:

The slope is

### Example Question #362 : Equations

Find the slope of the function at the point .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To consider finding the slope, let's discuss the topic of the gradient.

For a function , the gradient is the sum of the derivatives with respect to each variable, multiplied by a directional vector:

It is essentially the slope of a multi-dimensional function at any given point

Knowledge of the following derivative rule will be necessary:

Derivative of an exponential:

Note that u may represent large functions, and not just individual variables!

The approach to take with this problem is to simply take the derivatives one at a time. When deriving for one particular variable, treat the other variables as constant.

Take the partial derivatives of at the point

x:

y:

The slope is .